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We Are The Media (Pool)

NEWS ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                       CONTACT: John Aiken                                                                                                                       (651) 297-8919 STATE CANVASSING BOARD MEETS TUESDAY -Office provides live feed of board meeting to media outlets WHAT:   The State Canvassing Board’s convenes…

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The UpTake’s New Media Space @ the RNC

Independent Journalists, New Media Gurus, Bloggers, Alternative Media Outlets… Are  you looking for a place to work during the Republican National Convention? Space is limited and will fill up quickly.…

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Teaching The Legacy Media New Tricks

I had a feeling of Deja Vu watching KARE-11, the Minneapolis NBC affiliate try using the Mogulus live streaming service today.  The live camera was coming from Eric Perkins, their…

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Happy Birthday to The UpTake

There are a several dates we can point to for the birth of The UpTake. We first met to discuss doing this in early 2007. July 2007 is the month…

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Removing barriers to video for citizen journalists

Over the next few days I’m focusing on ways we can make this whole video coverage thing easier to do. The biggest barrier facing anyone wanting to do video citizen…

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City Pages: The UpTake Is Best

City Pages is recognizing what you’ve known for some time. In its annual best of the Twin Cities issue, City Pages named The UpTake as the Best Citizen Based Media…

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Citizen Journalism Tools: 3 Most Common Errors When Shooting Video (And How To Avoid Them)

Cross posted from the TimeScape Media Forums Automatic video cameras are great. But they’re not as smart as they should be. Otherwise they’d yell at you if you were shooting…

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Removing barriers to video for citizen journalists

Over the next few days I’m focusing on ways we can make this whole video coverage thing easier to do. The biggest barrier facing anyone wanting to do video citizen…

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